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The Odd Proceedings of the Meursault Trial in “The Stranger”

In Albert Camus’ novel, “The Stranger,” the trial of one Mr. Meursault begins as a murder case. However, the focus of the trial drifts considerably from the original charge. After a short time, the proceedings are no longer about a murder. Meursault’s very nature as an extremely passive, nonchalant person ends up being put on […]

The Quest for Immortality Never Ends in Eternal Life

Immortality is a human impossibility, at least as far as eternal youth in life is concerned. Even then, for millennia people have sought out the Fountain of Youth or whatever will bring them perpetual youth in the mortal world. But, what purpose does a life without death have? Our own realization of death’s imminence forces […]

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